Psychological distress and alcohol use disorder during the COVID-19 era among middle- and low-income U.S. adults - Tsai J, Elbogen EB, Huang M, North CS, Pietrzak RH.
This study examined how exposure to events during the Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) era is linked to symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), COVID-19 era-related stress (CS), alcohol use disorder (AUD),... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Effect of social support on the association between driving status and depression differs by gender: findings from the CLSA - Stinchcombe A, Marchese C, Fossum S, Gagnon S, Naglie G, Rapoport MJ, Weaver B, B édard M.
Introduction Driving is a primary means of mobility. Driving cessation is associated with poor mental health outcomes, including increased risk of depression. We investigated the relationship between driving status and depression symptoms in a large Canad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Greater white matter hyperintensities and the association with executive function in suicide attempters with late-life depression - Lin C, Huang CM, Karim HT, Liu HL, Lee TMC, Wu CW, Toh CH, Tsai YF, Yen TH, Lee SH.
Late-life depression (LLD) is associated with greater risk of suicide and white matter hyperintensities (WMH), which are also found in suicide attempters regardless of age. Greater periventricular WMH are related to worse cognitive function. We investigate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Profile of schizophrenia aggressiveness with the risk of suicide based on the Personality and Social Performance Score - Waro MC, Fitrikasari A.
INTRODUCTION The risk of schizophrenia for suicide is 10%, of which 10% -15% ofpeople with schizophrenia die of suicide at 20 years of follow-up. Aggressiveness is afactor to be watched out. Other factors are hallucinations, suicide, early-onset,history o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Delivering the first internationally accessible massive online open course (MOOC) on suicide prevention: a case study and insights into best practice - Sharp L, Karadzhov D, Langan-Martin J.
To date, little guidance exists on how to design safe and effective online programming on sensitive and/or controversial topics. Massive online open courses (MOOCs) represent a unique opportunity for delivering inclusive and accessible teaching to internat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A closer look at patterns and characteristics of suicide in Lebanon: a first nationwide report of cases from 2008 to 2018 - Bizri M, Zeinoun L, Mihailescu AM, Daher M, Atoui M, Chammay R, Nahas Z.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a leading preventable cause of mortality worldwide. Suicide rates in Lebanon are unknown, as reported numbers are extrapolated and modeled over neighboring countries with poor quality of vital registration data. METHODS: Numb... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Trends in suicide in Japan by gender during the COVID-19 pandemic, through December 2020 - Nomura S, Kawashima T, Harada N, Yoneoka D, Tanoue Y, Eguchi A, Gilmour S, Kawamura Y, Hashizume M.
Suicide is a rising concern during the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide (Gunnell, 2020). A recent analysis found, for the first time, excess suicide deaths among women in July, August and September 2020 in Japan, and no such elevated mortality for men (Nomura, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Stressors of suicide among the residents of Ilam, Eastern Nepal: an investigation into a neglected burden - Niraula SR, Manandhar N, Pandey S, Jha N.
Suicide is increasingly being recognized as a global public health concern, but it is still treated as a neglected burden in Nepal. Case-control study on suicide from Nepal is very rare. Thus, a community-based matched case-control study was conducted at I... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

A direct comparison of theory-driven and machine learning prediction of suicide: a meta-analysis - Schafer KM, Kennedy G, Gallyer A, Resnik P.
Theoretically-driven models of suicide have long guided suicidology; however, an approach employing machine learning models has recently emerged in the field. Some have suggested that machine learning models yield improved prediction as compared to theoret... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Analysis of suicide attempts by exogenous poisoning in the metropolitan region of Goi ânia, from 2012 to 2017 - da Silva SL, Tenório da Costa WV, Rodrigues Moreira M, de Oliveira SV.
We aimed to describe the epidemiological profile of suicide victims of exogenous poisoning in the metropolitan region of Goi ânia and to propose measures and intervention strategies for the issue in question. This is a cross-sectional, descriptive and quan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Predicting depression level using social media posts - Patidar H, Umre J.
Depression is a major concern snowballing day by day. There can be various causes of depression but mental illness is the main problem. A lot of people suffer from depression and a very few of them go through treatment. One out of six people between ages 1... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Brief interventions via electronic health record messaging for population-based suicide prevention: mixed methods pilot study - Whiteside U, Richards J, Simon GE.
BACKGROUND: New opportunities to create and evaluate population-based selective prevention programs for suicidal behavior are emerging in health care settings. Standard depression severity measures recorded in electronic medical records (EMRs) can be used ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Suicidal intent as a risk factor for mortality in high-level falls: a comparative study of suicidal and accidental falls - Kang BH, Jung K, Huh Y.
This study aimed to compare ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Age, period, and cohort effects on suicide death in the United States from 1999 to 2018: moderation by sex, race, and firearm involvement - Mart ínez-Alés G, Pamplin JR, Rutherford C, Gimbrone C, Kandula S, Olfson M, Gould MS, Shaman J, Keyes KM.
The role of sex, race, and suicide method on recent increases in suicide mortality in the United States remains unclear. Estimating the age, period, and cohort effects underlying suicide mortality trends can provide important insights for the causal hypoth... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

The situational conditions of suicide in transit environments: an analysis using CCTV footage - Ceccato V, Wiebe DJ, Vrotsou K, Nyberg U, Grundberg A.
Introduction We explore the use of CCTV footage to map suicidal self-injurious behavior on a subway platform to better understand the settings and the situational conditions of individuals just before they attempt suicide. Methods We use footage from... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The relationship of self-compassion and suicide risk factors in American Indian/Alaska Native people - Dolezal S, Winterowd C, Farra A.
In this study, positive aspects of self-compassion (i.e., self-kindness, common humanity, and mindfulness of one's thoughts and feelings) were explored in relation with suicide risk factors (i.e., perceived burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness) in a c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Resilience, wellbeing, depression symptoms and concussion levels in equestrian athletes - McGivern A, Shannon S, Breslin G.
PURPOSE: To conduct the first cross sectional survey on depression, resilience, wellbeing and concussion levels of equestrian athletes, and to assess whether past concussion rates were associated with depression, resilience, and wellbeing. Design, Meth... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence of depression disorder in industrial workers: a meta-analysis - Amiri S.
IntroductionDepression is known to be associated with a variety of occupational factors. The aim of this study was to Meta-analyze the prevalence of depressive disorder in industrial workers.METHODSThree databases that indexing abstracts of article... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Higher negative self-reference level in patients with personality disorders and suicide attempt(s) history during biological treatment for major depressive disorder: clinical implications - Bulteau S, P éré M, Blanchin M, Poulet E, Brunelin J, Sauvaget A, Sébille V.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to identify clinical variables associated with changes in specific domains of self-reported depression during treatment by antidepressant and/or repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) in patients with Major ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of mobile messenger counseling on case management success for individuals engaging in self-harm or suicide attempts who were discharged from emergency departments - Seong JM, Cho Y, Cho GC, Lee J, Kim IY, Seo H, Kim J.
OBJECTIVE: Postdischarge case management for self-harm or suicide attempters often fails; therefore, this study aimed to investigate the effects of mobile messenger counseling (MMC) on the postdischarge case management results among this patient group. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder following orthopedic war injuries - Bi çen, Akdemir M, Gülveren D, Dirin D, Ekin A.
Introduction There are ongoing wars worldwide, during which significant numbers of people are injured. Several studies have indicated that high rates of depression and anxiety are seen in war-injured patients. METHODS Eighty-one male patients treat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Anti-seizure medications and risk of suicide: re-addressing the issue - Gudi SK, Jahan Q.
Although suicidal behaviour in epilepsy is a complex phenomenon, evidence suggests that suicide rates are higher amongst individuals with epilepsy than the general population. Yet, it has been a decade since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has passe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The role of social intelligence and resilience in the suicide probability of students - ShahbaziyanKhonig A, Hasani O, Sheikhalizadeh S.
INTRODUCTION: Social intelligence and resilience are considered as important factors affecting the probability of suicide among students. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate the role of social intelligence and resilience in the suici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

FBI interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year after mother warned of ‘suicide by cop’ intentions
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Sending My Suicidal Teen Patient to the ED Enough? Is Sending My Suicidal Teen Patient to the ED Enough?
After eliciting the teen's realistic suicide plan, you send him to the ED with his parent for crisis mental health evaluation. Have you done enough to prevent this child from dying at his own hand?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview-Revised (SITBI-R): reliability, validity, and inter-informant agreement in an adolescent sample - Gratch I, Fernandes SN, Bell KA, Pollak OH, Fox KR, Tezanos K, Ebo T, Cha CB.
OBJECTIVE: The present study sought to evaluate the psychometric properties and inter-informant agreement of the Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview-Revised (SITBI-R) in adolescents and their parents.METHOD: Suicidal and nonsuicidal ado... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide Rate Up for Nurses Versus General U.S. Population
Among women, suicide incidence was higher among nurses than the general population, with relative risk of 1.99 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Psilocybin Compared With Escitalopram for Depression
No difference seen in change in depression scores at six weeks for psilocybin plus placebo versus psilocybin plus escitalopram (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

AACR: Ovarian Cancer Patients at Higher Risk for Mental Illness
Increased risks for anxiety, depression, adjustment disorder especially high during first two years after diagnosis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

A population-based case control study of suicide among youth reported for abuse and neglect - Palmer L, Prindle J, Putnam-Hornstein E.
BACKGROUND: Research has indicated an association between child abuse and adolescent suicide. Little population-based information exists, however, about the nature of maltreatment experiences or interactions with the child protection system (CPS). ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Student mental health consultations at a Japanese university and the current state of affairs on the increase in suicide victims in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic - Fushimi M.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidality in adolescent concussion - Juri N.
PURPOSE: Concussion injury occurs most frequently in those under the age of 21. This age group also has a rising suicide rate, often without a mental health diagnosis. This paper reviews current literature as it relates to suicide ideation, attempt, and de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The mediation effect of hyperarousal symptoms on the relationship between childhood physical abuse and suicidal ideation of patients with PTSD - Kwon A, Lee HS, Lee SH.
This study examined the relationship of childhood physical abuse, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and suicide in patients with PTSD through path analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 114 patients with PTSD (36 men... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide Rate Up for Nurses Versus General U.S. Population
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- The suicide rate among nurses exceeds that in the general population in the United States, with suicide incidence higher for female nurses than the female general population, according to a study published online April 14... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Psilocybin Compared With Escitalopram for Depression
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- For patients with major depressive disorder, the change in scores for depression at six weeks does not differ significantly with psilocybin or psilocybin plus escitalopram, according to a study published in the April 15... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AACR: Ovarian Cancer Patients at Higher Risk for Mental Illness
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Women diagnosed with ovarian cancer are more than three times more likely to be diagnosed with mental illnesses, such as anxiety, depression, and adjustment disorder, compared with the general public, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

' Magic Mushroom' Hallucinogen as Good as Antidepressants: Study
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- The magic ingredient in " magic mushrooms " may be at least as effective as standard medication for depression, an early clinical trial suggests. The study of 59 patients with major depression tested the antidepressant... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Nurses Are Dying From Suicide at Higher Rates
The pandemic "has added enormous strain to health care workers, particularly nurses who provide the vast majority of bedside care." (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psilocybin: Magic mushroom compound 'promising' for depression
A study of 59 people compared the drug with a conventional antidepressant. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Blue Light Help Your Mood?
Title: Does Blue Light Help Your Mood?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Psilocybin Matches SSRI for Depression
Psilocybin Matches SSRI for Moderate-to-Severe Depression in Phase 2 Study (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

No increase in brain health problems in middle age for men who played football in high school
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Decades after their days on the gridiron, middle-aged men who played football in high school are not experiencing greater problems with concentration, memory, or depression compared to men who did not play football, reports a study in Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UZH researchers find new measure to predict stress resilience
(University of Zurich) Researchers at the University of Zurich show that increased sensitivity in a specific region of the brain contributes to the development of anxiety and depression in response to real-life stress. Their study establishes an objective neurobiological measure for stress resilience in humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nurses Are Dying From Suicide at Higher Rates
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Psilocybin: Magic mushroom compound 'promising' for depression
A study of 59 people compared the drug with a conventional antidepressant. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psilocybin Matches SSRI for Moderate-to-Severe Depression Psilocybin Matches SSRI for Moderate-to-Severe Depression
Results of a small phase 2 study show psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in"magic mushrooms," is as effective in easing the symptoms of moderate-to-severe depression as a widely prescribed SSRI.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Could Psilocybin Treat Depression? New Head-To-Head Trial Shows It ’s At Least As Effective As Leading SSRI
According to a small but rigorous study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, psilocybin could be as effective as a leading antidepressant —and while more research is still required, the study’s lead author says the results should give people hope for functional alternatives to SSRIs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Amanda Siebert, Contributor Tags: Vices /vices Lifestyle /lifestyle Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Magic mushrooms show promise in treatment for depression, study says
Trial suggests psilocybin combined with psychological therapy is as effective as antidepressant drugMagic mushrooms have a long and rich history. Now scientists say they could play an important role in the future, with their active ingredient a promising treatment for depression.The results from a small, phase two clinical trial have revealed that two doses of psilocybin appears to be as effective as the common antidepressant escitalopram in treating moderate to severe major depressive disorder, at least when combined with psychological therapy.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Depression Medical research Science UK news Psychology Drugs Society Source Type: news

Insomnia Tied to Suicidal Thoughts, Worse Symptoms With Schizophrenia
Authors say that it is important for providers to assess sleep patterns in patients with schizophrenia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Nurses Are Dying From Suicide at Higher Rates
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- Before the pandemic began, suicide risk was twice as high among female nurses compared with American women as a whole, a new study warns. Even within the health care community itself, female nurses were found to be... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news